Directions to Weimar

On this page you will find information about how to get to Weimar.

For an overview of all museums and cultural sites in Weimar and the surrounding area, including a map of the city, please refer to our Museums, Castles and Gardens flyer (PDF, 5.88 MB).

By car

Autobahn A4 (Frankfurt am Main – Dresden): Exit 49 “Weimar” → 5 km to downtown

Autobahn A9 (Berlin – Munich): At Hermsdorfer Kreuz take ramp to autobahn A4 in the direction of Jena / Erfurt / Frankfurt am Main → ca. 40 km to exit 49 “Weimar”

Autobahn A71 (Schweinfurt – Sömmerda): At Erfurter Kreuz take ramp to autobahn A4 in the direction of Jena / Dresden → ca. 25 km to exit 49 “Weimar”

Highway B7 (Kassel-Erfurt-Gera): Follow signs to Weimar “Stadtzentrum” (city centre)

Highway B85 (Kyffhäuser-Bayreuth): Follow signs to Weimar “Stadtzentrum” (city centre)

With public transportation

By train

There is regular train service to Weimar’s main railway station via the long-distance routes Frankfurt-Leipzig, Kassel-Berlin and Stralsund-Düsseldorf. There are also several regional trains which stop in Weimar (Erfurt-Jena, Eisenach-Halle and Göttingen-Zwickau). For more information, visit the website of the Deutsche Bahn.

Bus network in Weimar

The municipal public bus system extends across the city of Weimar. Public busses will bring you comfortably from the main railway station to downtown Weimar and to most of the local museums and historical sites of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar. For information on bus schedules and tickets, please visit the website of the Stadtwirtschaft Weimar.

Projects of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Free State of Thuringia, represented by the State Chancellery of Thuringia, Department of Culture and the Arts.

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